This Law shall regulate: the notion of misdemeanour, conditions for misdemeanour liability, conditions for prescribing and enforcement of misdemeanour sanctions, the system of sanctions, misdemeanour proceedings, issuing of misdemeanour notice, the procedure of decision enforcement, register of sanctions and register of unpaid fines and other monetary amounts.
Notion of a Misdemeanour Article 2
A misdemeanour shall be an unlawful act stipulated as a misdemeanour by the law or other regulation of a competent authority for which a misdemeanour sanction is prescribed.
Legality in Prescribing Misdemeanours and Misdemeanour Sanctions Article 3
No one may be punished for a misdemeanour or may other misdemeanour sanctions may be enforced against him/her, if such an act, prior to being committed, was not stipulated, by the law or by a regulation based on a law, as a misdemeanour and for which the type and degree of sanction by which the misdemeanour offender may be sanctioned has not been prescribed by the law or another regulation based on a law.